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[audio]Surviving the Economic Meltdown One Neighborhood at a Time - Shaping San Francisco
Economic meltdown? Recession? Depression? What are we to do? With the bailout benefiting Wall Street at the expense of Main Street, many are expect the new Obama administration to champion a New New Deal. But how will working people fare? Will the catalyst for change come from above or below? What lessons can we learn from the past and what are âurban homesteadersâ already doing to localize the economy at the neighborhood level? Featuring working class historian Gifford Hartman, who will revis...
Keywords: Economic crisis; Depression; urban homesteaders; self-reliance; localization; 1930s anti-eviction; gardening; alternative energy; graywater; Food Not Bombs
Downloads: 63
[audio]What Are Our Streets For? - Shaping San Francisco
Emerging visions for public thoroughfares challenge the 20th century paradigm of automobile-centric streets. Pedestrians, bicyclists, and wild critters are all demanding their own ways to cross the city. San Francisco's "Green Connections" project seeks to integrate these new visions into San Francisco's urban grid. Join Andy Thornley (SF Bike Coalition), Peter Brastow (Nature in the City), Elizabeth Stampe (Walk SF), and the SF Planning Dept.'s Kearstin Dischinger to critically evalute these co...
Keywords: Streets; public space; thoroughfares; green connections; wildlife corridors; bikeways; bike boulevards; walking; pedestrians; traffic calming
Downloads: 45
[audio]Learnin' + Teachin' -- The Future of Education: Part 4 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part 4 of the Future of Education talk, featuring audience-led dialogue with Will Grant, Lisa Schiff, Ken Tray, and Karen Allen.
Keywords: San Francisco, public schools, literacy, adult education, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Downloads: 82
[audio]Mystery of Laguna Dolores - Shaping San Francisco
Christopher Richard, aquatic biologist at the Oakland Museum of California, has deciphered the earliest accounts of the water features of the San Francisco peninsula... working with maps, original Spanish diary entries, and a clear understanding of Mission settlement patterns, Richard builds his argument that the century-old myth of a freshwater lake in the Mission is unsustainable.
Keywords: water; lakes; ecology; Mission period; Spanish colonization; San Francisco; Mission Dolores; creeks; shorelines
Downloads: 61
[movies]Curbside Recycling and the Incinerator that Wasn't - Shaping San Francisco
Ruth Gravanis, longtime board member of San Francisco Tomorrow, describes how the NIMBY's of Brisbane turned back a plan to burn San Francisco's garbage in a new incinerator in their town, leading to the now much-vaunted curbside recycling program in San Francisco.
Keywords: Recycling; garbage; solid waste; incinerators; NIMBY; San Francisco Tomorrow; Ruth Gravanis
Downloads: 240
[movies]Movement, Generation, and Moments of Excess, March 16, 2011 - Shaping San Francisco
"The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make." - William Morris With the apparent end of one era and the dawning of a new â and unknown one â we thus turn our attention to the question of inheritance and new generations. We want to think about the way political generations form, and whether the experience of past generations can play a useful role in this...
Keywords: anti-globalization; activism; summits; Free Association; radical politics; PM Press; Shaping SF; CounterPULSE; revolution
Downloads: 384
[audio]Learnin' + Teachin' -- The Future of Education: Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part two of the program on the future of education, featuring Will Grant, co-founder of statewide network in New Mexico of local leadership groups to transform education from K-12. He is followed by Ken Tray, high school teacher at Lowell High in San Francisco, and director of political education for United Educators of SF, the teachers' union.
Keywords: San Francisco, public schools, literacy, adult education, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Downloads: 48
[audio]Susan Greene: Art & Politics - Shaping San Francisco
Susan Greene is a public artist, activist, educator and clinical psychologist. Her practice straddles a range of cultural arenas, focusing on borders, migrations, decolonization and memory. Greene is one of four Jewish American women artists who in 1989 founded the ongoing âBreak the Silence Mural Projectâ in solidarity with Palestine. This was part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE, held May 27, 2009.
Keywords: Art; politics; murals; borders; migrations; decolonization; Palestine; Israel
Downloads: 32
[audio]Lake Merced Natural Area - Shaping San Francisco Talks
The largest coastal lagoon between Point Reyes and Pescadero, Lake Merced is an incomparable natural resource for San Francisco. A controversial preserve has been proposed for East Lake and some intact habitats, to protect wildlife and threatened species. Dan Murphy GG Audubon Society, David Behar, SF Public Utilities Commission. A Nature in the City co-production (www.natureinthecity.org)
Keywords: Lake Merced; aquifer; golf courses; habitat; species; wildlife; birds; Audubon; southwest San Francisco
Downloads: 41
[audio]Asias Unknown Uprisings March 13 2013 - Shaping San Francisco
The 2nd volume of George Katsiaficas's monumental study of Asian Revolutions, this provides a unique perspective on uprisings in nine places in East Asia over the past five decades. While the 2011 Arab Spring is well known, the wave of uprisings that swept East Asia in the 1980s became hardly visible. Katsiaficas relates Asian uprisings to predecessors in 1968 and shows their subsequent influence on the wave of uprisings that swept Eastern Europe at the end of the 1980s...
Keywords: People Power; Uprisings; Asia; Philippines; Burma; Tibet; China; Tienamen Square; Taiwan; Bangladesh; Nepal; Thailand
Downloads: 30
[audio]Political and Community Spaces in San Francisco - Shaping San Francisco
Community based public art spaces are stuck between business-like survival and serving their communities. Hear veterans of San Franciscoâs Space Wars discuss how theyâve navigated the repressive dynamics of real estate, money, and power to hold open spaces for diverse communities to meet, talk, make art, and shape life. Jonathan Youtt (Cellspace), Robin Balliger (Komotion), Michael Med-o Whitson (848 and CounterPULSE)...
Keywords: real estate; community spaces; evictions; performance venues
Downloads: 26
[audio]Global Africa: Liberation Movements Since 1945 - Shaping San Francisco
A discussion of African liberation movements and decolonialization from 1945 to the present, of political problems of the post-independence periodâcoups, civil wars, struggles against oppressive regimes, economic problems of post-independence, of cultural renaissance, and of links to movements in diaspora. Immanuel Wallerstein, Walter Turner and Will Grant. Recorded Sept. 24, 2008 at CounterPULSE, part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series.
Keywords: Africa; colonialism; decolonization; South Africa; Kenya; Nigeria; Zimbabwe; Congo; independence; coups; civil wars
Downloads: 80
[audio]Can San Francisco Feed Itself? Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
continuing the 3-part discussion of "Can San Francisco Feed Itself?" covering questions of urban agriculture, community food security, slow and organic food, and more. This episode features author Margit Roos-Collins ("Flavors of Home"), Lane Cunningham, and some Q&A and discussion with the audience.
Keywords: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics
Downloads: 116
[audio]The Green City - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Integrating urban life with local nature, biodiversity, and resources is the challenge of our time. New and veteran activists share visions, strategies, and how they are laying the foundation for a truly Green City. Featuring Peter Berg of Planet Drum Foundation, Bonnie Sherk of A Living Library project, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City.
Keywords: San Francisco, biodiversity, restoration, urban sustainability, regional ecology
Downloads: 238
[audio]Shaping San Francisco March 10th, 2010 - Shaping San Francisco
Socially Engaged Printmaking Today Wed., March 10, 7:30 pm, Free A dozen political print and poster makers gatherd to discuss Josh MacPhee's new book Paper Politics, as well as the current state of political graphics making: What are we doing? Why? And is it working? Short presentations by a couple of the artists followed by a large roundtable discussion with audience participation. Co-sponsored by PM Press.
Keywords: Shaping; San; Francisco; SSF; Chris; Carlsson; CounterPULSE; Forum; Art; Politics; Environment; History
Downloads: 12
[audio]Art & Politics: Rigo - Shaping San Francisco
Rigo 95, Rigo 23, Rigo Rigo Rigo! Heâll be here to give us a taste of his amazing work, from huge mosaics and building-size murals, street sign satires, and commemorative sculptures. Come and meet one of the giants of our local scene, who also happens to be an international star too, and yet is one of the most relaxed people youâll ever meet.
Keywords: murals; sculpture; public art
Downloads: 22
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
continuing the conversation about the category of "natural disaster" and how many things taken for granted as normal or natural are actually artifacts of human culture. This episode features Chris Carlsson and Peter Davidson.
Keywords: public health; heroin overdose; natural disaster
Downloads: 105
[audio]Burnette Haskell - Shaping San Francisco
Recording of notes scribbled in margins of Haskell's notebooks in 1880s.
Keywords: Haskell; real estate; Hall of Records; radicals
Downloads: 81
[audio]Watersheds Lost and Found: San Francisco, Guadalajara, Yuba - Shaping San Francisco
One of the emerging zeitgeists of our era is the rediscovery of the water beneath our cities, and redefining the places we are in through awareness of our watersheds. Derek Hitchcock of the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), Joel Pomerantz, a San Francisco water historian, and Sarah Kelly and Arthur Richards, co-directors of Adapting to Scarcity, will share their knowledge and find the common streams uniting their work around indigenous communities reliant on waterways, and the possibilit...
Keywords: watersheds; creeks; rivers; dams; pollution; silt; contamination; sedimentation; salmon; sea; tides; saltwater; fresh water
Downloads: 21
[audio]Charles H Kerr Publishing Co. and Wisconsin's 21st century politics - Shaping San Francisco
Founded in 1886 by Unitarian (who moved rapidly leftwards!) Charles H. Kerr, the Charles H Kerr Publishing Co. has been a mainstay of non-sectarian left publishing, and culture since its inception. The first to publish Marx's Capital in English, and the pre-eminent publisher of the IWW for the last century, please join Kerr Co. biographer Allen Ruff in interrogating, analyzing and celebrating the previous 115, and looking forward to the next...
Keywords: Charles H. Kerr publishing; Midwest radicalism; Wisconsin; Madison; public workers; occupations
Downloads: 15
[audio]24 Ten Years--Ecology Emerges - Shaping San Francisco
Chris Carlsson reads an excerpt from his essay "Ecology Emerges" in the City Lights Foundation book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78".
Keywords: ecology; open space; environmentalism; property taxes
Downloads: 37
[audio]Reclaiming Bay Area Military Bases Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
From the "Nature in the City" series of Shaping San Francisco Talks at CounterPULSE, this one features speakers on cleaning up after the military, restoring the former military bases around the San Francisco Bay. In part 2 we hear from Arthur Feinstein chair of the SF Bay Joint Venture; Doug Biggs, community resources director of the Alameda Point Collaborative, Kat Steele, founder of the Urban Permaculture Guild.
Keywords: San Francisco, Alameda Naval Air Station, homeless, housing, permaculture, bird refuge
Downloads: 136
[audio]Green Corridor Teach-In - Shaping San Francisco
The Next Step in Sustainability Are you an Activist? Naturalist? Educator? â¦or just curious? Want to learn about increasing habitat for local species? â¦transformative programs and projects? â¦Service learning for kids of all ages? â¦native plants, gardening, urban sustainability? Join us for an old-fashioned Teach-In: Greening San Francisco: Wild Corridors and Guerrilla Gardens, from the Bay to Ocean Beach...
Keywords: Green Corridor; public space; backyards; community gardens; habitat; endangered species; native plants; Green Hairstreak Butterfly; butterflies
Downloads: 34
[audio]Art & Politics: Amy Franceschini - Shaping San Francisco
Amy Franceschini is a pollinator who creates formats for exchange and production that question and challenge the social, cultural and environmental systems that surround her. An overarching theme in her work is a perceived conflict between humans and nature. Her projects reveal the ways that local politics are affected by globalization. In 1995, Amy founded Futurefarmers, an international collective of artists...
Keywords: art; farm; agriculture; urban; food; politics; commodity; whimsy
Downloads: 40
[audio]Talks: From India to the Bay Area - Shaping San Francisco
Devendra Sharma (Performing Diaspora) and Jaysi Chander (physician and kathak dancer/tabla player/poet and activist) discuss important issues surrounding the Bay Area Indian community. Topics include: immigration politics, women in forced marriage, Indian Invitro industry, political economy of Silicon Valley and Indian outsourcing industries.
Keywords: India; South Asia; dance; Performing Diaspora; Silicon Valley; marriage; immigration; outsourcing
Downloads: 96
[audio]New Green City Politics - Shaping San Francisco
What are the historic roots of our current ecological politics, how have they shaped todayâs environment and the questions we face now? Open space, biodiversity, global warming, fresh water, street design and transit choices, urban farming... local historian Dick Walker (âThe City in the Countryâ), Kearstin Krehbiel (SF Parks Trust), Peter Brastow (Nature in the City), Keirstin Dischinger (Bike Kitchen)...
Keywords: Open space; biodiversity; global warming; fresh water; street design; transit choices; urban farming
Downloads: 9
[audio]Candlestick Point: State Park for the People - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE. San Francisco California State Park at Candlestick, an urban shoreline park used by bird watchers, picnickers, and fishermen, is being ecologically transformed for the benefit of the Bayview community and local critters. Alan Hopkins, Golden Gate Audubon Society, Patrick Rump, Literacy for Environmental Justice, Claude Everhart, Friends of Candlestick...
Keywords: nature in the city; ecology; urban parks; shoreline; wetlands; birds; state parks; fishermen; sustainability; restoration
Downloads: 22
[audio]Occupy Everywhere! - Shaping San Francisco
Everyone is invited to come to an open discussion about the Occupy movement that started in September in the U.S. and has spread across the country, with dramatic events in Oakland, San Francisco, and other locales. What are the politics of this moment? How shall we understand our own activity, how does it fit into a longer historical perspective? Is this really so new? If so, what next? Come and participate in a civil and lively discussion.
Keywords: Occupy; Occupy Wall Street; politics; history; direct action; banks; foreclosures; taxes
Downloads: 36
[audio]Eco-Politics Strategic Roundtable - Shaping San Francisco
Starhawk, Doug Bevington ("The Rebirth of Environmentalism"), Jay Rosenberg, Chris Carlsson. An open discussion with veterans of numerous political and ecological campaigns, in a broad attempt to think strategically about how to go beyond the narrow agendas of so many organizations, and the myopia that afflicts all too many eco-activists. From permaculture activism to eco-justice campaigns in Oakland and San Francisco, to a wider look at the deep incompatibility of capitalism and ecological heal...
Keywords: ecology; politics; ecopolitics; permaculture; urban farming; agriculture; gardening; community gardens; bicycling; spirit
Downloads: 26
[audio]Philippines: Immigration Politics and the Body - Shaping San Francisco
What do people really know about the history and culture of the Philippines? How does a history fraught with war, Spanish colonization, American imperialism, historical erasure, and racism affect the ways Filipinos perceive and experience the body? Join CounterPULSE as we continue to celebrate Performing Diaspora with this panel, bringing you artist-scholars working around Filipino history, decolonization and the creation of cultural forms...
Keywords: Philippines; Filipino; Filipino-American; Philippine-American War; Philippine-U.S. War; Spanish-American War; decolonialization; colonization; empire; imperialism; Manilatown; diaspora; queer; performance; Performing Diaspora
Downloads: 46
[audio]Vanished Waters: A History of San Francisco's Mission Bay - Shaping San Francisco
Today Mission Bay is the moniker for a new UCSF biomedical campus. Some urban explorers know there is a Mission Creek with a houseboat community, too. In conjunction with the 2nd edition of the book Vanished Waters, weâll take a visual cruise through the industrial and watery past of this former tidal bay, fed by the fresh waters of several local creeks and streams. With Shaping San Francisco's Chris Carlsson and Bob Isaacson and Ginny Stearns from the Mission Creek Conservancy.
Keywords: Mission Bay; wetlands; landfill; shoreline; Mission District; South of Market; SOMA; Yelamu; Natural History; restoration; Catellus; railroads
Downloads: 55
[audio]U.S. Social Forum: Detroit, June 2010 - Shaping San Francisco
Join us for an information and strategies session on the subject of the upcoming US Social Forum, to be held in Detroit in June. Discussion will include a brief history of the Social Forums and a discussion of the role and uses of the US Social Forum in particular by members of groups from the Bay Area planning to participate. California Student Movement politics will also be in the mix. Moderator: Kathy Wallerstein...
Keywords: Social Forum; World Social Forum; Detroit; student movement; UC; CSU; Community Colleges; workshops; Another US is necessary; Another World is Possible
Downloads: 16
[audio]Endangered Species Campaiging - Shaping San Francisco
Endangered Buses is an artwork that wrapped four San Francisco Muni buses in images of locally endangered species. Reintroducing these animals into the urban scene that displaced them, the project dramatizes the priorities and conflicts which shape habitat for both humans and animals. Endangered Buses emerges from a vision of engaged and interdependent beings. Reports on the Tuolomne River Trust and SalmonAID, as well as a case study of Sharp Park Golf Course.....
Keywords: Endangered species; Endangerbus; Salmon; San Francisco garter snake; California red-legged frog; Sharp Park Golf Course; media; ecology; environmentalism; economics; work
Downloads: 43
[audio]Ecology & Redevelopment in Bayview Hunter's Point - Shaping San Francisco
The City and Lennar Corporation are promulgating a redevelopment plan, but what about ecology, wildlife and the human community? Come learn about ArcEcology's recent report that illustrates brand new and exciting alternatives for the Bayview-Hunter's Point Redevelopment. How is Candlestick Point State Recreation Area affected? Isn't Bayview-Hunter's Point entitled to its own Crissy Field? How can (re)development benefit the current residents and be driven by their needs and wants? (Saul Bloom, A...
Keywords: redevelopment; toxic waste; Yosemite slough; Candlestick Point; Hunter's Point; Navy Base; Southeast San Francisco; Eastern Neighborhoods
Downloads: 36
[audio]Global Commons/Global Enclosures - Shaping San Francisco
A critique of the idea of a global commons, the history and context of the commons under feudalism, demonstrating the boundary between 'commons' and 'commodity'. Also how Via Campesina is using the commons in "food sovereignty" politics âhow seed politics offers a model for international decommodification. Iain Boal and Raj Patel, part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE, recorded April 22, 2009.
Keywords: commons; global; food security; food sovereignty; globalization; anti-globalization
Downloads: 119
[audio]The Green City: Part 3 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
completing the 3-part series on The Green City, this features audience discussion with the panelists, Peter Brastow, Peter Berg, Brian Holland, and Bonnie Sherk.
Keywords: San Francisco, biodiversity, restoration, urban sustainability, regional ecology
Downloads: 66
[audio]What's Natural About Natural Disasters? Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Continuing from part one, this half hour features Sherlina Nager of Literacy for Environmental Justice, a group from San Francisco's Bayview/Hunter's Point. She speaks to the class divisions that mean so-called "natural" disasters impact different populations in radically different ways. She describes environmental justice as a movement that is led by communities of color against environmental racism, and the goal is to set up sustainable, self-determined and just communities, dating back to 198...
Keywords: San Francisco, cancer epidemic, environmental justice, racism
Downloads: 179
[audio]Stop 4 Komotion - Shaping San Francisco
Bending Over Backwards Audio Tour Stop 4: Komotion International, an underground music and performance space at 2779 16th Street, c. 1986-97.
Keywords: punk; performance; Mission District; San Francisco; 1980s; 1990s; Robin Ballinger; Sasha Lilly
Downloads: 31
[audio]Talks: From India to the Bay Area - Shaping San Francisco
Devendra Sharma (Performing Diaspora) and Jaysi Chander (physician and kathak dancer/tabla player/poet and activist) discuss important issues surrounding the Bay Area Indian community. Topics include: immigration politics, women in forced marriage, Indian Invitro industry, political economy of Silicon Valley and Indian outsourcing industries.
Keywords: India; South Asia; dance; Performing Diaspora; Silicon Valley; marriage; immigration; outsourcing
Downloads: 26
[audio]Art & Politics: Eric Drooker HOWL and More - Shaping San Francisco
A Slide Lecture by Eric Drooker, who designed animation for the recent film, "Howl," and the new book, "Howl: A Graphic Novel," written by Alan Ginbserg. (Accompanied by the artist on a variety of musical instruments.) A visual and musical tour through Eric's years of graphic work for the New Yorker, street protests, and Alan Ginsberg, including a visit to the West Bank.
Keywords: art; politics; HOWL; Alan Ginsberg; Beats; New Yorker; street protest; West Bank; apartheid wall; Israel
Downloads: 33
[audio]Haiti: Gender and Continuity in the midst of Disaster - Shaping San Francisco
What is the general situation in post-earthquake Haiti? How does disaster particularly affect women and girls, gender issues, and culture? What are the courses of action for victims of gender-based violence in temporary encampments for over a million people left homeless by the earthquake. With so many schools destroyed, how do students get access to education? With Nadege Clitandre, founder and director of Haiti Soleil, which focuses on youth development and empowerment through the creation of ...
Keywords: Haiti; Disaster; Feminism; Women; UN; NGOs; violence; self-direction; self-organization; art; reconstruction
Downloads: 24
[audio]Corporate Personhood - Shaping San Francisco
âCorporate Personhoodâ is being widely discussed after a couple of decades of slowly growing awareness of the creeping expansion of corporate legal rights since the late 19th century. After the Civil War in the 1860s corporations took on new forms, new legal rights, and new power. David Cobb, Phillip Pierce, Jed Holtzman, and Chris Carlsson will talk about the origins and and describe the evolution over time.
Keywords: Corporate Personhood; charters; states; sovereignty; rights; duties; Move to Amend
Downloads: 37
[audio]Unsettlers: El Cabe - Shaping San Francisco
In Adriana Camarena's new work the most precarious residents of the Mission are the central storytellers. In this, the latest presentation of her ongoing work-in-progress, she tells the story of El Cabe, accompanied by Los Alegres del Bajio. Her project covers a range of historic tales of Californian daily life: Indigenous migrants on their day off from construction or cooking on the line, watch movies inside their shared group apartments...
Keywords: migration; border; desert crossing; Guadalajara; Los Angeles; Mexico; Cesar Chavez; trust; storytelling
Downloads: 34
[audio]Radical Appoaches To Organizing Work And Social Initiatives - Shaping San Francisco
A conversation about network forms of work and their relationship to capitalism, business, and alternative ways of producing our world. Panel Moderator is Michael Whitson Panel: Shereef Bishay of Better Means, Chris Carlsson of Nowtopia, Gordon Edgar (Life on the Wedge), member of Rainbow Grocery Workers' Cooperative.
Keywords: Work; networks; open source; internet; Nowtopia; coops; collectives; markets; money; incentives; feedback
Downloads: 21
[audio]14 Ten Years--Women's Health Care Changes Medicine - Shaping San Francisco
Excerpted from Deborah Gerson's essay "Making Sexism Visible: Private Troubles Made Public" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Keywords: Women; Women's Liberation; 1970s; Health Care; Women's Health Care
Downloads: 45
[audio]Art & Politics: Brian Barneclo - Shaping San Francisco
San Francisco artist and muralist Brian Barneclo is all about making connections. In his Systems and Foodchain murals, bold images in motion - almost like stills from a film - link natural and creative processes to show complex processes of interconnectivity. From Nopa to Shotwell to Mission Bay to iPad cases, Brian's quick and direct strokes amplify the cityscape with one of his own creation. Come have a conversation with Brian as he shows and talks about his work with us.
Keywords: art; murals; public space
Downloads: 20
[audio]Art & Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today - Shaping San Francisco
A dozen political print and poster makers gather to discuss Josh MacPhee's new book Paper Politics, as well as the current state of political graphics making: What are we doing? Why? And is it working? Short presentations by a couple of the artists will be followed by a large roundtable discussion. Audience participation is encouraged. Co-sponsored by PM Press.
Keywords: Printmaking; Politics; Lithography; Art; graphics; screenprinting; silkscreen; political art
Downloads: 28
[audio]Art and Politics / Jess Curtis: Body of Work - Shaping San Francisco
Dancer, Choreographer, and Director, Jess Curtis is interviewed by celebrated Bay Area choreographer Joanna Haigood. Together they will explore Jess' nearly three decades of body-based experiments through peformance and teaching. Like Jess' dancing this will be a night investigating the 'embodied intellect'. Short video clips will be interspersed with smart conversation about the theory and practice of Curtis' Body of Work...
Keywords: Dance; body; embodiment; communication; politics; art; performance; circus; gesture
Downloads: 20
[audio]Art & Politics: Rebar, April 24 2013 - Shaping San Francisco
In recent years, much has made about the opposition between urban strategies and urban tactics. One is supposedly rooted in technocratic control of the city by a planning elite, the other is the response of artists and activists determined to reclaim the right to an environment generated by, and for, citizens themselves. Rebar has explored this territory through tactical urban interventions -- both sactioned and unsanctioned -- but is also interested in going beyond the simple opposition between...
Keywords: design; tactical urbanism; urbanism; public space; park(ing) day; intervention; art; commons; cooperation
Downloads: 31
[audio]The Health Epidemic: Therapy Society and Eroding Public Health Part 2 - Shaping San Francisco Talks
Continuing the discussion of public health and the health care crisis, starting with Bill Mosca, director of the California State Oriental Medical Association, and followed by Jason Blantz, a mental health worker serving the disabled, indigent and poor on Medi-cal.
Keywords: San Francisco, health, sickness, therapy, medical care, single-payer, CNA, insurance
Downloads: 80
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